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Cost Accountant Salary with Cost Accounting skills

The average pay for a Cost Accountant with Cost Accounting skills is $54,004 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$40,369 - $71,953
(Median)
$40K
$54K
$72K
MEDIAN: $54,003
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90%

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$14.69 - $27.19
(Median)
$15
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$40,369 - $71,953  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,109  
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $4,680  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,886 - $72,978  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 474
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.69 - $27.19  
   
Overtime
$21.51 - $39.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,109  
   
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $4,680  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$37,886 - $72,978  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 97

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Pay by Experience Level for Cost Accountant with Cost Accounting skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Cost Accountant with Cost Accounting skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 102 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 11%